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    ‘Million Dollar Arm’ movie to tell story of Indian baseball player based in Bradenton

‘Million Dollar Arm’ movie to tell story of Indian baseball player based in Bradenton

BRADENTON — It wasn’t long ago that Rinku Singh was growing up in India, unaware how life was lived more than 9,000 miles away in the United States.

He didn’t know English. He didn’t know baseball.

He didn’t know a splitter from a spitter, or a ground-rule double from a tailor-made double-play ball.

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Tale of pitchers from India gets Hollywood treatment

The story of Dinesh Patel and Rinku Singh, India-born kids who parlayed winning a reality show contest into signing professional baseball contracts with the Pittsburgh Pirates, was the stuff of Hollywood legend when it happened back in 2008.

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    Jon Hamm talks Mad Men, St. Louis Cardinals and Million Dollar Arm

Jon Hamm talks Mad Men, St. Louis Cardinals and Million Dollar Arm

Jon Hamm is a wanted man on the set of Million Dollar Arm, the feel-good baseball movie that’s being filmed at the Georgia Tech baseball field on a glorious cloud-free Friday afternoon just outside downtown Atlanta.

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